Tiger Woods averted a extreme injury after an accident involving a security guard Friday in the midst of the second spherical of the Masters occasion at Augusta National Golf Club.
A member of the occasion’s security staff accidently slid into the golfer’s ankle whereas trying to guard him from the gallery after hitting his second shot on the 14th hole.
Woods had hit his ball left of the golf inexperienced and carried out a superb shot by way of the bushes to attain the 14th inexperienced. While watching the flight of the ball, onlookers began to maneuver in direction of Woods. The security guard, in an attempt to cease spectators from getting too shut, slipped on the moist grass and made contact with the golfer’s correct ankle.
Woods, who has had fairly a couple of accidents these days, gingerly limped away after the freak accident. He continued to flex the ankle as he reached the inexperienced for his subsequent shot.
Woods shook off the ailment and made the 15-foot putt for birdie. He carded a 4-under 68 to finish six beneath after Friday’s spherical. He sits one shot behind 5 leaders for first place.